Effective date: May 2, 2022
The Prem Rawat Foundation (“TPRF,” “us,” “we,” or “our”) operates the https://tprf.org website (the “Service”). We are strongly committed to protecting your privacy, both online and offline, and have taken steps to protect the information donors and other website users share with us. The Prem Rawat Foundation does collect certain personal information to provide you with customized services and content.
This page informs donors and other website users of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when donors and other users use our Service, and when donors provide personal data by other means, such as by mail, by telephone, or in person, and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. TPRF does not sell or exchange your data with third parties, and any sharing of data is described in the “Third Party Service Providers” section of this policy. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself, such as the duration of a page visit.
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a User’s device.
Data Controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are or are to be processed.
Data Processor (or Third-Party Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Third-Party Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Third-Party Service Providers to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
The User is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by contacting us at [email protected]
We may also collect information for diagnostic and maintenance purposes that tells us how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.
Tracking Cookies Data
We use “cookies.” Cookies are files with small amounts of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. We use web beacons, which are single pixel gifs, in our emails. When we send emails to subscribers, we may track behavior such as who opened the emails and who clicked the links. This allows us to measure the performance of our email campaigns and to improve our features for specific segments of Users.
Use of Data
TPRF uses the data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain our Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
- To provide customer support
- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
- To monitor the usage of our Service
- To detect, prevent, and address technical issues
- To provide you with news, special offers, and general information from TPRF about other goods, services, and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased, obtained, or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
Retention of Data
TPRF will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. TPRF does not sell or exchange your Personal Data with third parties, and any sharing of your data is described in the “Third Party Service Providers” section of this policy. You have the right to have any personal data shared with those Third Party Service Providers deleted.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, TPRF may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency).
TPRF may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend the rights or property of TPRF
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
“Do Not Track” Signals
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
TPRF aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems or amended, please contact us at [email protected]
You have the right:
- To access and receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you
- To rectify any Personal Data held about you that is inaccurate
- To request the deletion of Personal Data held about you
You have the right to data portability for the information you provide to TPRF. You can request to obtain a copy of your Personal Data in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
Third-Party Service Providers
We employ certain third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Third-Party Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services, or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and may not disclose or use it for any other purpose. You can have any of your Personal Data removed from these Third-Party Service Providers by sending an email to [email protected]
We use the following Third-Party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
NeonCRM is a cloud-based nonprofit software suite that provides tools built to support nonprofit organizations. Specifically, NeonCRM helps facilitate donations and payment, and may collect Personal Data such as your email address, Facebook or Twitter Username and Password, physical address, telephone number, and credit card or bank information used to facilitate donations. NeonCRM’s services are compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, an information security standard for organizations that manage credit card transactions.
Zendesk is a software package used by TPRF to create customer service functionality (“Help Desk” functions), and may collect your IP address, email address, and any other information you voluntarily provide to assist you with technical problems. Zendesk also archives the messages requesting help and the responses thereto.
Constant Contact is a marketing automation platform that helps us share email and ad campaigns with interested parties. Constant Contact uses web beacons, which are single pixel gifs, in our emails. When we send emails to subscribers, we may track behavior such as who opened the emails and who clicked the links. This allows us to measure the performance of our email campaigns and to improve our features for specific segments of Users.
Google Analytics and Google Ads
Facebook Pixel is a tracking pixel that we use to gather information about a user’s behavior on the TPRF site. We use it to see what actions users take on the site so that we can show advertisements to them on Facebook that are likely to be relevant to their interests.
Dropbox is a collaboration platform we use on the website to store and share files, folders, and documents such as photos, graphics, and other information with users. Dropbox provides us with information about recognized Dropbox account holders when they access such information, such as name and email address.
MaxAPEX provides hosting for the Peace Education Program Reporting System, which is based on an Oracle database and consists of web applications built with Oracle’s Application Express, or APEX. The system collects information such as email addresses and phone numbers of program licensees and their helpers, only for the purpose of contacting them in relation to their program activities. No personal data is collected from course participants. The MaxAPEX TPRF server is a dedicated host machine (not shared), and licensees have access only to their own data.
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service is not directed to anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.
- By email: [email protected]
- By visiting this page on our website: https://tprf.org/contact-tprf/